Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the upcoming Synod on Synodality may be “of little interest to the general public,” but underlined that the synod is “truly important” for the Catholic Church.
Organizers of the Synod on Synodality on Tuesday announced a change of venue for the upcoming synodal assembly of bishops and other delegates being held in October but said that the full list of those participating in the monthlong event is still being prepared.
The Vatican released a new document on June 20 outlining key questions for the upcoming 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, more commonly known as the Synod on Synodality.
In advance of a pivotal October assembly on synodality, a new Vatican document released Tuesday outlines key questions for what now promises to be a wide-ranging discussion on Pope Francis’ vision of a more inclusive, decentralized, and “listening” Church.
The Church has the Synodal pastoral response at its disposal in accompanying young people who are struggling with drug abuse, a Catholic Priest in Zimbabwe has said.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg and Maltese Cardinal Mario Grech made their remarks in the wake of the recent European Continental Assembly in Prague.
The Vatican revealed on Thursday a key document to guide the next stage of discussions in the Synod on Synodality.
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that the Synod on Synodality will be extended to 2024.
At a press conference in the Vatican on Friday, two cardinals introduced the “continental phase” of the Catholic Church’s Synod on Synodality — and assured journalists that the only one "hijacking" this synod will be the Holy Spirit.
The pope made the comment in his annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations message.
The pope spoke off the cuff to members of the International Union of Superiors General.
The letter was sent by Cardinal Kurt Koch and Cardinal Mario Grech.
The pope was speaking to French Catholic Action groups.
The diocesan phase will last from October 2021 to April 2022.
The two-year process leading to the synod formally opens this weekend.
He was addressing Catholics from the Diocese of Rome.
The way of being church through membership in Small Christian Communities (SCCs) in Africa portrays a true experience of communion and collaboration, a Catholic Priest has said.
Pope Francis launched Tuesday the Vatican’s seven-year Laudato si’ action plan to implement environmental sustainability in different sectors of the Church from religious orders to Catholic schools and hospitals.
The next ordinary Synod of Bishops will be a synod on synodality, the Vatican announced March 7.
Pope Francis told the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s theological commission Friday that synodality will be key for the Church in the future.